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  1. Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    Greetings fellow Birders, I'm on the hunt for a new set of pads for my Bird and I want to try the EBC HH sintered ones. Problem is this: I have one ebayer selling them (FA261) as the same for front and rear, and another ebayer selling them as front only. The latter seller also has two...
  2. Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    So, I want to change my rear pads. Can I do it, without taking the wheel out? The only reason I`m asking as I have a rear hugger, and its a pain to take the wheel out. Thanks.
  3. Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    Silly question I know, but my 'Birds brake pads are held in place by steel pins, these are removed with an allen key normally. Now, to protect the allen head, I have little rubber studs, but a bike mechanic told me they were supposed to have screw in covers. Who's right then? Is it dependant on...
  4. Introductions
    Hi just got done checking out the 97 bird I bought, installed speed bleeders, new upper cowl, as strapped down cycle wrong on way home with it on trailer and cracked the top cowl, aftermarket cowl was not too bad to fit onto cycle just minor adjustments. Put on frame sliders, used clip on bars...
  5. Suspension / Tires / Wheels / Brakes
    Hello CBRxx Folks, My front brakes are squeaking and dragging on the rotor. The pads probably need to be replaced, but why are they dragging? I'm going to look around to get the work done this week. Anyone else have experience with the pistons not fully retracting in the calipers? :huh:
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